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Democrats win new powers to investigate President Trump

The House voted 229-191 on a resolution Tuesday allowing the Judiciary Committee and other panels investigating the Trump administration to go to court to enforce their subpoenas.

Why it matters: The resolution is the House Democrats’ most aggressive step yet against Trump’s stonewalling of investigations in the post-Mueller world. It also comes as House Speaker Nancy Pelosi continues to swat away growing calls for impeachment from within her caucus, pointing to a string of Democratic victories in court as vindication of her oversight strategy.

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DOJ letter reveals scope of John Durham’s Spygate investigation

A new letter from the Justice Department addressed to Rep. Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) reveals John Durham’s investigation into Spygate is much larger than previously known.

AG Barr’s review of the FISA abuses and surveillance against Trump’s campaign is “broad in scope and multifaceted,” according to the DOJ letter.

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Mike Cernovich: Through legal discovery, Google’s internal emails will reveal hatred of Christians and Conservatives

“This is actually fantastic news and a huge legal development,” replied Cernovich. “Maybe a lot of people don’t realize what discovery is. Discovery is a process whereby a lawyer is allowed to go through every email that Google has sent and received internally.” Internal emails at Google, speculated Cernovich, will reveal how the company’s employees “talk about how they hate Christians and how they hate conservatives” and “how there are so many racists inside Google that you can’t even believe it.”

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Polling at zero percent, Kristin Gillibrand compares pro-life beliefs to racism

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., compared pro-life beliefs to racism and suggested the pro-life viewpoint is “not acceptable” during an interview with the Des Moines Register.

Gillibrand’s comments came in response to a question about if having a litmus test for judicial nominees would threaten judicial independence. The senator has promised to only appoint justices who would uphold Roe v. Wade

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Floppy Joe Biden changes tune on China threat

Weeks after downplaying the threat that China poses to the U.S. on the global stage, 2020 presidential candidate Joe Biden is calling for action to combat China’s outpacing of the U.S. in emerging technologies, infrastructure and global influence.

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Two more Google blacklists designed to remove ‘fringe domains’ and op-eds from search

A portion of the fringe domains list was shared with The Daily Caller. On it are the American Spectator, Breitbart, Breaking911, the website of pastor Brian Jones, the website of Bring Your Bible to School Day, Consortium News (published by Robert Parry), St. Philip the Deacon Lutheran Church, speakerryan.com, The Franklin Society (a cryptocurrency blog), Free Thought Project, The Gateway Pundit, and The Gorka Briefing.

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Retired Army colonel Douglas MacGregor: ‘The future for the Left is demographic change’

First, Mexico has no interest in halting the flow of either illegal immigrants from its country or any other in Latin America into the United States. … They have done it for decades. So while there may be temporary relief, it will resume. Secondly, Mexico is a narco-state. We need to be honest about this. The place is ruled by six drug cartels. These drug cartels control the government. … Ultimately, they have a permanent interest in keeping open borders.

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“In God We Trust” will remain on US currency. SCOTUS declines atheist challenge

The Supreme Court declined Monday to take up a legal dispute targeting the inscription of “In God We Trust” on coins and currency from the Department of Treasury.

Michael Newdow, an activist who filed the case on behalf of a group of atheists, argued Congress’s mandate to inscribe the nation’s motto on U.S. money was a violation of the First Amendment’s Establishment Clause, which prohibits Congress from establishing a national religion.

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